TICKETS ON SALE FOR 25TH ANNIVERSARY SEAFOOD FEAST AND SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT LOCAL YOUTH
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — April 10, 2012 — The Propeller Club of Los Angeles-Long Beach, Port of Los Angeles, Port of Long Beach and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) will host the 25th Anniversary Seafood Feast and Memorial Scholarship Fundraising event on Wednesday, June 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the San Pedro Fish Market, located at Berth 78 (1190 Nagoya Way) in Ports O’ Call Village. Swordfish, fried calamari, smoked halibut, shrimp scampi, octopus salad, and mostaccioli will be served.
The Seafood Feast and Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1987 to honor the memory of longshore workers who have lost their lives working on the waterfront. Funds raised at the event are awarded to local high school seniors entering college in the fall. Since 1987, more than $200,000 in scholarships have been awarded.
The Port of Los Angeles is America’s premier port and has a strong commitment to developing innovative strategic and sustainable operations that benefit the economy as well as the quality of life for the region and the nation it serves. As the leading seaport in North America in terms of shipping container volume and cargo value, the Port generates more than 830,000 regional jobs and $35 billion in annual wages and tax revenues. The Port of Los Angeles – A cleaner port. A brighter future.